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9 Rules for Better Dialogue #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

9 Rules for better dialogue One way to make your characters memorable, is to give them better dialogue. Dialogue is a key component to any fictional work. It serves many purposes: Moves the story forward Defines characters (background, cultures, etc) Entertains Sets mood, tone, time, and space Adds tension Adds conflict Gives information Controls pacing…

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Losing Motivation — How to Go Forward With Your NaNo Book

Losing Motivation: Since #NaNoWriMo2016 ended, I’ve noticed a lot of Tweets and Facebook posts about writers losing motivation to finish their novel. I confess, I’m one of them. It’s as if the arrival of December 1st gave us a “Get Out of Jail” card. We stop pushing to write 1,667 words a day and write…

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